Health | China to lead in organ transplants by 2020

China is on track to lead the world in organ transplant surgeries by 2020 following its abandonment of the much-criticized practice of using organs from executed prisoners, the

The Macau Roosevelt | City’s latest hotel promoted as ‘urban retreat’

The city’s newest hotel, the 1950s Hollywood-inspired Macau Roosevelt, held its official launch ceremony yesterday, offering a tour of its amenities to media and distinguished guests. The 368-room hotel,

Photo exhibition aiming to promote societal inclusion

A photo exhibition that aims to raise social awareness about the underprivileged and disabled community in Macau and around the globe kicked off yesterday at the Taipa Houses Museum.

Courts | Defense: Case against Ng Lap Seng is ‘a big zero’

A prosecutor on Tuesday urged a jury to convict a Macau billionaire of bribing two United Nations ambassadors so he could build a U.N. facility in China that would

Mauro Colagreco, chef: ‘Ingredients are key – I choose mine with my heart’

Chef Mauro Colagreco is a two Michelin star award-winning chef, known for Mediterranean-inspired dishes created with high quality fresh ingredients. The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017, recently ranked his

Architects slam management of public leisure areas

The lack of recreational facilities in Macau, a city of high population density, is providing the public very few options for public spaces in which to spend

Beijing–Macau-Lisbon flights officially take off

The first Beijing-Macau flight from Beijing Capital Airlines landed at Macau International Airport (MIA) yesterday, marking the beginning of flights bringing passengers to Macau from Beijing

Music Festival reduces budget for this year’s edition

The 31st Macao International Music Festival (MIMF) will be held from September 29 to October 30, with a lower budget of MOP30 million, Mop8 million less

Film fair helps local producers in search of investors

The 2017 Guangdong- Hong Kong-Macau Film Production Investment and Trade Fair kicked off yesterday at the Regency Art Hotel Macau. The two-day fair is

Plan allows officials to enforce mainland law in Hong Kong

The controversial plan, approved yesterday by the Executive Council, will effectively turn a quarter of the West Kowloon Terminus of the future high-speed rail link into mainland

Uber’s exit leaves drivers wondering what to do next

Ride-sharing app Uber announced its withdrawal from Macau last week for the second time. The suspension, which took effect late on Friday night, leaves many of

Tokyo marks three-year countdown to 2020 Games

Japan began its three-year countdown to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics yesterday with concerts, races and other events meant to drum up public enthusiasm for the games.

Local firm provides software for world-class show

Macau-based technology company Parafernalia Lda has won a bid to provide the Computerized Maintenance Management System for ‘Imagine,’ a show combining fire, water and light effects, in

Crime | Man lost HKD160,000 to phone scam

A man has fallen victim to a phone scam in which criminals presented themselves as both Macau and mainland police force officers. The man lost around HKD160,000 to the

Rising politician under investigation for corruption

One-time rising Chinese political star Sun Zhengcai is being investigated for violations of party discipline, the ruling Communist Party announced yesterday, making him the highest-ranking serving official

UN Bribery scandal | Ambassador testifies Ng paid him up to USD50,000 monthly

A suspended United Nations diplomat’s testimony has provided a glimpse at the seedier side of international diplomacy as a Macau billionaire stands trial on

Rookie from New Jersey wins World Series of Poker, USD8.1m

A New Jersey man with a degree in accounting is this year’s World Series of Poker champion. Scott Blumstein won the series’ marquee no-limit Texas Hold

Book Carnival’s English offerings mostly for children

The Macau Book Carnival 2017 officially kicked off last Friday at the Macau Polytechnic Institute (IPM), with many English-language children’s books on offer. The event will